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Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) 2 Year programme – P/T

South West College

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Enniskillen Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher National in Healthcare Practice (Integrated Health and Social Care) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Health and Social Care is a qualification with a minimum of 120 credits. This 7 Unit HNC is intended to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Administration or a related area.

Assessment Method

In order to demonstrate achievement, learners typically undertake assessment activities that include a series of tasks or assignments, reflecting typical practice in sector concerned. To judge the level of achievement, assessment criteria are used for the pass grade and grade descriptors for the merit and distinction grades. Formative and summative assessment is used across all units. The assessment methods provide opportunities for learning as well as assessment and these include essays, reports, PowerPoint (or similar) presentations, case study, work-based projects and portfolio, Academic posters, displays, leaflets, video work, Logbooks and reflective journals. Students must complete - The Practical Leaning, Assessment and Development portfolio - linked to placement/work setting.

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Entry requirements

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A level :

A BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care or a related L3 subject area, or two GCE A level passes or equivalent, An Access to Higher Education Diploma together with three appropriate GCSE passes, grades C or above and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) The management reserve the right to enhance the criteria according to the demand for the programme.


University information

South West College

  • Campus address

    South West College, Dugnannon Campus, Circular Road, Dungannon, Tyrone, BT71 6BQ, Northern Ireland

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